District 5

Kern, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties

Kern County Office

5558 California Ave. Suite 310
Bakersfield, CA 93309

Toll Free: 800-851-7272
Office: 661-321-0239
Fax: 661-374-4703

San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara County Office

402 South Miller Street
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Toll Free: 877-369-6505
Office: 805-349-9656
Fax: 805-349‐0722

Local Event Calendar

District 5 Leaders


Sarah Illenstine

District Chair


Sydney O'Connor

Vice Chairperson


Dian Nicholson

San Luis Obispo County Representative


Soledad Soto

Recording Secretary


Norma Alonso

Santa Barbara County Representative

Get Involved!

Each and every UDW member can make a difference. As a member, you can join councils, committees, free trainings, and more.

Call your local office at 805-349-9656 to find out how you can get involved in the Kern, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties UDW community.

UDW District 5 News

A lifetime of service and dedication: Pamela’s story

Pamela never quite imagined herself as a family child care provider. She had… Read More

San Diego child care providers say ‘imagine a day without child care’

By Tania Thorne / North County ReporterContributors: Charlotte Radulovich / Video Journalist What would happen if there… Read More

Women in Politics and Child Care – Mujeres en la Política y el Cuidado Infantil

Women in Politics and Child Care The participation of women in politics is… Read More